adenyl "a univalent radical C5H4N5 derived from adenine" (borrowed from German Adenyl, from Adenin adenine + -yl -yl) + -ic entry 1 (as translation of German Adenylsäure)
1894, in the meaning defined above
“Adenylic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adenylic%20acid. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about adenylic acid
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